Average Network Engineer with Switches & Firewall Installation and Administration Skills Salary in Chicago, Illinois

$65,067
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$2,150
Bonus
$10,000
Commission
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The average salary for a Network Engineer with Switches & Firewall Installation and Administration skills in Chicago, Illinois is $65,067.
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$44k
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$44k - $100k
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$45k - $107k
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Popular Skills for Network Engineer

Skills in Cisco Networking, Switching and Routing, Network Management / Administration and Network Architecture / Design are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Network Support.

Pay by Experience Level for Network Engineer

An early career Network Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $60,000 based on 28 salaries. A mid-career Network Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $74,407 based on 15 salaries. An experienced Network Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $90,102 based on 7 salaries.
Employees with Network Engineer in their job title in Denver, Colorado earn an average of 20.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (18.8% more) and New York, New York (18.4% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 50 survey responses.
Early Career
56.0%
Mid Career
30.0%
Experienced
14.0%